A traditional university city with a global reputation for academic excellence
Welcome to Cambridge, a beautiful and historic city in the East of England. The perfect mix of old and new, the city is famous for its charming streets, stunning University and Colleges, inspiring art galleries and museums, lush gardens, and iconic punts on the River Cam.
Over a fifth of its residents are students, giving the city a modern, cosmopolitan feel. For this reason, the city offers a unique and special environment that supports learning, creativity, and unforgettable memories
Our Cambridge school has been home to Bell for nearly 60 years; it offers a picturesque study environment and a supportive student community and is located within easy reach of the historic city centre.
Things to do in Cambridge:
Enjoy the art and history
Cambridge is home to a variety of interesting museums. If history is your thing, you’ll love the Fitzwilliam Museum which features historical objects from around the world, covering everywhere from Ancient Egypt, to Rome and Greece. With over half a million incredible artworks in its collection, it is one of the most impressive regional museums in Europe.
If you’re a fan of modern art then Kettle’s Yard is a must-visit destination. The gallery is always changing, with unique exhibits and contemporary work on display.
Punting on the River Cam
Punting means boating in a punt (a long, flat-bottomed boat). This is one of the most popular ways to see the city, boating across the calm River Cam.
This traditional experience offers a relaxing way to enjoy the city’s stunning views and historic sights while gliding peacefully on the water.
Market Square: The heart of Cambridge shopping and dining
Enjoy an amazing shopping and dining experience in Cambridge’s Market Square. Browse through fresh food, handcrafted items, enjoy a variety of delicious street food options, and bask in the lively atmosphere of this bustling area.
Find peace in Cambridges green spaces
Cambridge is a very walkable city, and is home to lots of beautiful parks and gardens that provide a peaceful rest from busy city life. Spend time relaxing at Jesus Green, take a walk through Midsummer Common, or explore the diverse plants housed in the University of Cambridge’s Botanic Gardens.